Sun. May 29th, 2022

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus will play in this Champions League while still fighting tournament organizer UEFA in court for the right to organize a rival competition. Meanwhile, seven-time winner AC Milan will play its first Champions League game since March 2014 when the groups start on September 14-15.

There are some unusually low-ranked teams among the top-seeded clubs. Top status is given to the Champions League and Europa League title-holders plus winners of the six highest-ranked domestic leagues.